Penge Green Gym is very excited to unveil
its very own t-shirt. We'd especially like to thank Dave Fergusson, one
of our volunteers who walked 270 miles of the Pennine Way to raise the
money for these t-shirts. There will be no missing us now!
January and early February have brought downpours,
heavy frosts and windy weather. We have all been wrapped up very warm
whilst carrying out much needed maintenance in the park. Many of the
bushes have had a good hair cut and the borders have been edged giving
the park a very neat and tidy appearance.
In preparation for a new 'woodland walk' we
have resighted our insect hotels and made a start on clearing the area.
We have also finished a new bench near the child's play area which is a
real sun trap and a new cold frame has been built to take this years
batch of young plants.
Brenda has been busy creating willow structures to support young plants and protect strawberries from the birds.
Good News From Waitrose
Thanks to the kind shoppers of Waitrose we
will given £246 as part of Waitrose' Good Causes programme. Many thanks
to everyone who grabbed a handful of green tokens!
Spring is slowly peeping through
The crocuses, snowdrops and other bulbs are
slowly poking through the frosty ground. It was even warm enough for a
bee to make (possibly a little prematurely) a foray out in the sunshine
last Wednesday. We are excited to see the results of our bulb planting
programme at the end of last year.
can still also use Easyfundraising is an easy and free way to support
the Penge Green Gym. When you buy items on the internet from well known
shops such as John Lewis and Amazon, you can sign up to Easyfunding
and they will donate a percentage to Penge Green Gym. To sign up, go to
www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/pengegreengym. You can also help
by downloading the easfundraising christmas pack and print of posters
and flyers and add our name.